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Testing the Exit Status of a Command

Nov 09, 2011, 01:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The test command is used to determine exit status on numerous tests that can be performed in scripts. The test command does not produce any output it simply is checking for the exit status. Note if you use variables with test be sure to enclose them in double quotes so the test receives an argument."

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